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When a Doctor and Patient Disagree About Care at the End of Life
By Ravi Parikh, The Washington Post, 04/25/2016

Sometimes, doctors and patients disagree about end-of-life care. I know, because it happened with me. Not long ago, a frail-looking elderly patient appeared at my cardiac health clinic with a file full of hospitalizations stemming…

Make the most out of this year’s National Healthcare Decisions Day! Join our national webinar on April 13 at 3 p.m. (ET) to learn how you can promote conversations about end-of-life care in your community….

90-Year-Old Goes For Road Trip Over Cancer Treatment
By Paul Duncan, next avenue, 03/11/2016

A 90-year-old Michigan woman who was diagnosed with cancer last year has decided to take an epic road trip across the country rather than undergo treatment. In the last six months, the woman — identified only as Norma…

Final Wishes
By Ruthann Richter, Standford Medicine, 03/08/2016

Stanford palliative care expert V.J. Periyakoil, MD, tells the story of a recent patient in his 60s who was dying of a brain tumor and whose wife was desperate to keep him alive. A gifted…